PwC Nigeria admits three new partners
Price Water Copper (PWC) Nigeria has announced the admission of three professionals into the firm’s partnership, with effect from July 1.The new partners are Udochi Muogilim, Adedamola Yusuf and Seun Adu. Udochi is of the firm’s Assurance practice while Adedamola and Seun are of the Advisory and Tax practices respectively.
Muogilim is a fellow chartered accountant and holds an MBA from the Manchester Business School. She has several years of experience providing audit and other assurances services to indigenous and multinational companies in various industries including, telecommunication, technology, entertainment, media, hospitality, manufacturing and gaming. As partner, she will be focused on delivering assurance services to clients in Nigeria and within other markets across West Africa. She will support in developing new service offerings and pursuing other opportunities across lines of services in selected industries.
Adu is a chartered accountant and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He has several years of experience providing tax advisory and Transfer pricing services to Multinational groups in various industry sectors including the energy, financial services, telecommunications, retail and consumer sectors. He will partner in leading the Tax and Regulatory Service team in Nigeria focusing on Transfer Pricing for Multinational groups operating in Nigeria and the West Africa region as a whole.
Yusuf is a senior executive with deep industry knowledge and many years of Technology consulting experience across multiple industries and jurisdictions. As partner, he will be leading and developing business streams focused at bringing PwC’s Technology Consulting capabilities to bear in helping clients in Nigeria and within other established and new markets across West Africa, realise tangible value from their investments in Technology.
In congratulating the new partners, Uyi Akpata, Country Senior Partner, PwC Nigeria said, “PwC is known for developing top talents and these three professionals are great examples of what it means to be a leader at PwC. Each new partner brings a unique set of experiences, perspectives and ideas to help our clients innovate and solve important problems. Their admission to the partnership is no doubt, a very significant personal milestone for each of them and the start of a new career journey. It is also a reflection of our strong belief in this market as well as our commitment to making the right investments in our people in order to continue delivering quality service to our esteemed clients.”
The three new partners in Nigeria are among 35 new partners admitted by the firm across Africa with 40 per cent being female. This the firm says is a demonstration of continued progress in its strategic priorities of developing the next generation leaders and a commitment to accelerating gender diversity and transformation at leadership level. A breakdown indicates that of the 35, 18 are in Assurance; eight in Tax while nine are from Advisory services.
Akpata added, “our partnership admission this year in Nigeria and across Africa also reflects our confidence in the future of our great firm. This investment will serve us well to pursue market opportunities and will continue to position us as the preeminent firm in our industry. We look forward to celebrating all the ways their broad range of experiences, skills and backgrounds enhances the value we create in the marketplace.”